follow Dictionary.com

What's the difference between i.e. and e.g.?

cretic

[kree-tik] /ˈkri tɪk/
noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for cretic

cretic

/ˈkriːtɪk/
noun
1.
(prosody) a metrical foot consisting of three syllables, the first long, the second short, and the third long (– ◡ –) Also called amphimacer Compare amphibrach
Word Origin
C16: from Latin crēticus consisting of the amphimacer, literally: Cretan, from Greek krētikos, from KrētēCrete
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for cretic

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for cretic

10
12
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for cretic